Raif is the part of the Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) banking group, Austria. Our bank is a reliable business partner in the banking market of Ukraine, we strive to become a bank with the most recommended financial services and create a positive customer experience.
17 січня 2022

Senior Database Engineer (Postgres) (вакансія неактивна)

Київ, віддалено

Raiffeisen Bank is a part of the Raiffeisen Bank International AG (Austria), a leading financial entity in 14 countries. In Ukraine, we have more than 2,7 million clients and almost seven thousand colleagues.

Now we are changing. We took off our old-fashioned jacket to transform into a digital partner. Our transformation journey has started. We welcome you to join Raiffeisen Tech, a kind of IT company within the bank.

We are fully responsible for all tech development. During our transformation we kill bureaucracy, increase efficiency, and achieve high-speed digital products. We implement modern engineering practices, work on innovations that build high-quality interaction with our customers.

Sounds curious? Join the Raiffeisen team!

We will support you professionally and personally:

  • You will work in a large international company that provides possibilities for professional and personal growth
  • Involvement into challenging, large-scale and diverse projects which have impact on our customers
  • Become a part of a highly professional and successful team with an international company culture
  • Knowledge sharing with colleagues from abroad (strong IT community including 14 Raiffeisen Group Banks)
  • Stability and a social package that includes 28 days of paid vacation, medical insurance, official employment
  • Wellbeing activities: free online workouts, yoga, psychological sessions, free library
  • Work-life balance
  • Great corporate events and Team building activities
  • Possibility to work remotely or in a comfortable and cozy office near Kontraktova Square
  • Competitive salary and bonuses for your efforts and contribution

Preferred qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience with Postgres
  • Expert level in OS and service troubleshooting
  • Expert level SQL, PL/pgSQL, including stored procedures, functions, triggers, and views
  • Expert level in knowledge of high availability, disaster recovery and streaming replication solutions
  • Solid knowledge of monitoring systems like: Zabbix, Nagios, Prometheus
  • Solid knowledge of IaC and Config Management tools like: Ansible and terraform
  • Basic understanding of containers and Kubernetes

Your responsibilities:

  • Involved in new and existing service design discussions and recommend reliable, secure, performance optimized database offerings based on business requirements
  • Ensure all databases in the AWS and On-prem are configured for performance, scale and high availability
  • Optimize query performance and communicate with developers regarding service optimization
  • Ensure all key databases have deep insight monitoring
  • Perform regular database maintenance and ensure databases are backed up according to agreed RTO / RPO information
  • Perform: Provisioning, deployment, configuration, and monitoring using automation tools like Ansible, Terraform
  • Ability to provide technical system solutions, determine overall design direction and provide hardware recommendations for complex technical issues
  • Maintenance work to be planned meticulously to minimize/eradicate self-inflicted P1 outages
  • Provide support for the operation teams 24/7 — on-call in off-work hours only for critical issues
  • Ensure security considerations are at the forefront when designing and managing database solutions
  • Drive innovation by constantly reviewing the latest public cloud platform database services
  • Ability to facilitate in a migration of existing functionality to OpenSourse technologies (PostgreSQL)
  • Maintain documentation regarding DB services

You will join the Platform team:

Platform is an umbrella for units like:

  • Network reliability engineering: How to cook networking in DC? How to meet SLA 99.0 for all network services? Build hybrid links? Establish VPN with EU region? — just a routine questions for guys
  • Data center reliability engineering: Hardware, SAN, Hypervisors, Backups, Hybrid Clouds, PaaS are all about these guys
  • Data base reliability engineering: Here we’re talking about Oracle, Postgres and a bit of Sybase. Perform second day operations like: backups, monitoring, upgrades, etc. To meet highest SLA ever for our databases guys jumps “behind the scenes” of development kitchen and helps with performance bottlenecks and application issues
  • Platform operations: Here we’re cooking IaC, Configuration management on top of *nix systems (We have more than 2k VMs BTW). Gitlab, Sonarqube, tomcats, ansible, monitoring are just 10% of tech words from this area
  • Project “Codename”: This is unit is about cutting-edge technologies (we’re fans of cloud-native landscape), rapid SDLC, engineering culture, and microservices which are replacing “legacy” systems

The team committed to delivering reliable platform services for customers who are: developers, devops, QA. We’re tech heart of Raiffeisen Ukraine and everybody expects that heat is operating normally.

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